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Spike Milligan
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Born on 16th of April 1918
Died on 27th of February 2002

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Born 1918 - Ahmadnagar, India. Died 2002 - Irish writer and comedian.

Singer and trumpeter before WWII. Made radio debut in Opportunity Knocks (1949). Co-wrote and performed in the Goon Show (1951-60). Stage appearances included Treasure Island and The Bed-Sitting Room. Published children’s books, poetry, autobiography and comic novels including Puckoon (1963) and Peacework (1991). Awarded honorary knighthood in 2000.

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http://www.spikemilliganlegacy.com/ Tribute
http://www.thegoonshow.org.uk/ goons site

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